Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to propose a 2012 tax rate of $0.3486 per $100 valuation, maintaining the same rate as 2011.
The rate is below the city's effective tax rate, or what would be required to draw revenues equal to the previous fiscal year, which was $0.3602 per $100 valuation. The city will consider an ordinance formally adopting the tax rate at a future date.
The city council voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of El Lago to operate and fund the Lakeview Police Department.
The agreement was approved by El Lago's city council with changes, which required Taylor Lake to again approve the agreement.
The city council voted unanimously to approve the Lakeview Police Department's FY2013 Budget.
Taylor Lake Village and El Lago each pay 50 percent of the department's budget, with each share totaling $697,794. The police department repays each city for the use of space in city facilities. Taylor Lake Village will be paid $6,550 for space it rents to the police department.
The city council voted unanimously to appoint Alan Koelemay as representative, and Tony Galt as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly.
The city council tabled action regarding the adoption of an amendment to the zoning ordinance.
All other items were approved by unanimous vote. Mayor Jon Powell was absent. Mayor Pro Tem Lilian Norman-Keeney presided over the meeting. Agenda